The 1967 Outer Space Treaty prevents governments from laying claim to celestial bodies, but not private companies.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity may have made a discovery "for the history books." But we will have to wait a few more weeks for an official announcement.
The White House has responded to 34,400 citizens' call to build a Death Star, and unfortunately, the answer is an unequivocal no - but they do have a list of scientific advances to share.
After SpaceX, Death Star could be the next private sector-funded venture into the new era of American space exploration.
Floridians can be excited about private space companies like SpaceX, because they can create thousands of new jobs for the state.
It's the new race for space: China vs U.S. private companies. Who will prevail?
Green energy is a big boondoggle — but will the space industry be any different?
Should NASA attempt a manned landing on Mars solo or as one of a group of international partners?